Diseases, trauma or injury involving the brain, spine and/or nerves may result in weakness, balance problems, stiffness, pain, dizziness and/or lack of coordination. All of these problems may impact walking, contribute to falls, impair movement and limit an individual’s ability to complete activities at home, work and within the community.
USC Physical Therapy specializes in treating patients with neurologic disorders with the ultimate goal to improve their quality of life. In addition to completing a thorough evaluation, our physical therapists actively involve the patient in the development and progression of their customized physical therapy program.
Some elements of the evaluation may include:
Treatment is focused on recovery, exploring strategies to optimize movement and to prevent future problems that may impact overall health and wellness.
USC Physical Therapy offers physical therapy services for individuals with the following neurological conditions and disorders:
The physical therapists who specialize in treatment of neurological disorders offer the highest level of care by incorporating current best practices and clinical expertise to provide customized care for each patient.
Lisa Fukuzato, PT, DPT, NCS
Outpatient physical therapy is offered for neurological disorders at the following locations: